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2017 Honda Civic EX Wins KBB Best Auto Tech Award

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The tech-savvy interior of the 2017 Honda Civic Sedan

The tech-savvy interior of the 2017 Honda Civic Sedan

The Honda Civic is truly the La-La Land of cars, in the sense that it’s been winning a lot of awards lately, and is probably going to win a lot more.

The latest recognition achieved by the Civic is a 2017 Kelley Blue Book Best Auto Tech Award, an honor bestowed upon it by’s expert team of editors and evaluators. The award specifically applies to the 2017 Honda Civic EX with the Honda Sensing suite of safety features.

The Civic is a repeat offender when it comes to winning KBB’s annual Best Buy award, but is now being recognized for its tech features, as well.

“Wrapped in a value-intensive, fun-to-drive package is a compact car laden with cutting-edge features once reserved for vehicles costing three times as much,” editors wrote of the 2017 Civic.

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“Aside from more conventional equipment like a moonroof, automatic transmission, capless fuel filler and automatic climate control—all for just under $23,000 including destination fees—the Honda Civic EX fitted with Honda Sensing includes intelligent gadgetry like passive entry with push-button start, automatic headlight control, an electronic parking brake with an auto hold feature that holds the brakes for you at stoplights, a fully digital driver information display, a multi-angle backup camera, and an 8-speaker audio system tied to a quick-witted 7-inch capacitive touchscreen infotainment center with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay integration.” also praised Honda’s exclusive Lane Watch system, as well as other Honda Sensing safety features, including full-range adaptive cruise control, automatic pre-collision braking, lane departure warning, and lane keeping assist.

You can see the full list of 2017 Best Auto Tech Award winners here.

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